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VariousPrison Songs • Historical Recordings From Parchman Farm 1947-48 • Volume One: Murderous Home

Label:Rounder Records – Rounder CD 1714
Series:The Alan Lomax Collection
Format:
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Non-Music, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Interview, Field Recording

Tracklist

1Jimpson*The Murderer's Home
Lead VocalsJimpson*
2Jimpson*No More, My Lord
Lead VocalsJimpson*
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes]Various
3B.B. (6)Old Alabama
Lead VocalsB.B. (6)
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes]Various
4B.B. (6)Black Woman
Lead VocalsB.B. (6)
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes]Various
5Tangle Eye (2), Fuzzy Red, Hard HairJumpin' Judy
6C.B.*Whoa Buck
VocalsC.B.*
722 (3)Prettiest Train
Lead Vocals22 (3)
Vocals, Percussion [Hoe Strokes]Various
822 (3)Old Dollar Mamie
Lead Vocals22 (3)
Vocals, Percussion [Hoe Strokes]Various
922 (3)It Makes A Long Time Man Feel Bad
Lead Vocals22 (3)
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes]Various
10C.B.*Rosie
Lead VocalsC.B.*
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes]Various
11Bama (3)Levee Camp Holler
VocalsBama (3)
12Alan Lomax & Bama (3)What Makes A Work Song Leader?
VoiceAlan Lomax, Bama (3)
1322 (3), Little Red, Tangle Eye (2) & Hard HairEarly In The Mornin'
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes]22 (3), Hard Hair, Little Red, Tangle Eye (2)
14Alan Lomax & Bama (3)How I Got In The Penitentiary
VoiceAlan Lomax, Bama (3)
15Tangle Eye (2)Tangle Eye Blues
VocalsTangle Eye (2)
16Bama (3)Stackerlee
VocalsBama (3)
17Alex (78)Prison Blues
Harmonica, VocalsAlex (78)
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First released 1957 as 'Negro Prison Songs', Tradition Records TLP-1020.
Recorded 1947 Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman, MS.

Mastered at Master Cutting Room, NYC.

Ⓟ & © 1997 Rounder Records Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 11661-1714-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout: IFPI L791 154578-D2-7181-A **ROCD1714**
  • ASIN: B0000002UV

Other Versions (5 of 20)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
Negro Prison Songs From The Mississippi State Penitentiary (LP, Mono)Tradition Records (3)TLP 1020US1958
New Submission
Negro Prison Songs (LP, Compilation, Repress, Mono)Tradition Records (3)TLP 1020US1961
Recently Edited
Negro Prison Songs From The Mississippi State Penitentiary = ニグロ囚人の歌《ミシシッピー州連邦刑務所にて収録》 (LP, Compilation, Reissue)Columbia, EverestSL-5020-EVJapan1970
New Submission
Negro Prison Songs (LP, Reissue)Tradition Records (3)TLP 1020US1970
New Submission
Negro Prison Songs (LP, Stereo)Albatros (2)VPA 8280Italy1977

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